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Razer Tartarus

Razer Tartarus
alaScore 92

61 reviews

Aug, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 61 reviews from magazines and websites. Views about the build quality and value for money are generally positive. The usability and design are also mentioned favorably, whereas opinions are divided on the reliability.

design, usability, value for money, build quality

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Keyboards the Razer Tartarus is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 92/100 = Excellent quality.

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alaTest has collected and analysed 7 user reviews of Razer Tartarus from The average user rating for this product is 4.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Keyboards on

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100% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Razer Tartarus Expert membrane USB Gaming Keypad

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Razer Tartarus


The Razer Tartarus gaming keypad gives gamers the same sort of control and features of higher priced competitors, making it a smart pick for budget gamers.

Comfortable design provides wrist and palm support. Dedicated keypad puts gaming controls at your fingertips. Software makes for easy customization and simple profile switching. Excellent thumb controls. 15 programmable keys. Affordable price

Limited ergonomic adjustment. Silicone dome switches instead of mechanical

Razer has always been pretty crazy with its product names, but the newest product, the Razer Tartarus, borrows its name from the deepest depths of Hades, the mythological prison of the Titans. Yeesh. Gaming keypads are specialized half-keyboards used...

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Razer Tartarus


The Razer Tartarus gaming keypad gives gamers the same sort of control and features of higher priced competitors, making it a smart pick for budget gamers.


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Like having all the keys in one location that my fingers can reach

after a couple of weeks I had configured all my keys to my specialty's in WoW and I lost 2 buttons the 11 key and the button right over the top of the Hat button . tried everything right down to uninstalling everything and doing a fresh download still...

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Love the mechanical feedback. Perfect # of buttons for any MMO / FPS game

Razer Synapse 2.0... unnngh

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The key layout would work well for me, if the keys worked

Dead keys, defective ; Keys feel like a cheap $5 keyboard ; Thumb stick is not really usable by human hands

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Good ole Nostromo


I don't know if they still make the palm rest adjustable for bigger hands. Both of my Nostromos do.

Good gamepad. Been using it since the original Belkin Nostromo. Razer just added the backlit keypad. That's it. It's very good gamepad. Otherwise Razer would have added something to it or changed something

The "W" key will wear out on you after a couple of years if you play a lot of games that use it as the forward key. The biggest flaw is that Razer owns it now. Pray it doesn't break. You'll get no help from Razer. I've purchased 3 things Razer and had...

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listen to this


When i frist open this i use it with games like tf2,bf2 i was ready to return it because it felt weird, but i decided to keep it for a week so that my hand can get useto it. turns out thats was it there's somewhat of a learning curve. now this ting is...

Soft keys,soft arm/palm rest, you bind keys to watever you want

you have to over reach for a key or two